PAUL NASH | AERIAL RECONNAISSANCE
15,000 - 25,000 GBP
Working on Paper: Property from a Private Collection
pen and ink, crayon and wash on paper
unframed: 23 by 29cm.; 9 by 11½in.
framed: 50 by 53.5cm.; 19¾ by 21in.
Executed in 1917.
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The sheet has been laid down on a thin card, probably by the Artist. The right sheet edge is slightly rough in keeping with the Artist's materials.
This has been subsequently laid down onto the mount. The sheet undulates slightly. There is very light time and mount staining to the sheet. There are remnants of previous adhesive to the right sheet edge, not visible in the present mount. There are instances of surface dirt and specks of matter to the work, including to the right sheet edge. There are a few minute fox marks. This excepting, the work appears to be in good overall condition.
The work is window mounted and presented in a gilt wooden frame under glass.
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Acquired by the present owner in 2001
Andrew Causey, Paul Nash, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1980, cat. no.137, p.359.
London, Thomas Agnew, 90th Annual Exhibition of Water-Colours and Drawings, 4th February - 2nd March 1963, cat. no.86.
We are grateful to David Boyd Haycock for his kind assistance with the cataloguing of the present work.